|Milestones of flight - NASA|
Discusses the development of modern aviation and space flight by considering the achievements of the people and machines involved in the major advancements of these fields. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: NASA; aviation; history
|Face of Lincoln, The|
Presents Professor Merrell Gage, retired head of the Department of Sculpture at the University of Southern California, describing the life and career of Abraham Lincoln as he sculpts a lifelike bust of the 16th President, making physical changes in the subject's hair, beard and expression to correspond to events in Lincoln's life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: presidential history; Art with a capital A
Downloads: 8,039 (7 reviews)
|Struggles of the Balkans and Romani in Fact and Fiction - Shaping San Francisco|
Not only have the Balkans been obliterated by NATO 'humanitarian intervention', eviscerated by imposed neoliberal economic restructuring, and their peoples, particularly the Roma gypsy flung to the corners of the earth, but they've suffered the indignities of centuries of lies, caricature, distortion, and misinformation. Here to discuss, disturb and offer a gentle corrective or two, is a panel of folks from the Balkans and its environs including Andrej Grubacic, Yugoslav author, most recently, o...
Keywords: PM Press; Yugoslavia; Balkans; Roma; Gypsy; European history; Shaping San Francisco; SSF; CounterPULSE; politics; revolution
|Shaping SF 3 Percent Solution - Shaping San Francisco|
Summer 2014 campaign video to gain long-term sustainers to support the ongoing work of Shaping San Francisco, a vital public utility (though seldom recognized as such) that provides a living archive of San Francisco, and by the project's very existence, holds down an important niche in the local cultural ecology of the City. Walking and Bicycle history tours, Public Talks both live and archived online, and the ever-expanding archive at Foundsf.org are irreplaceable treasures of San Francisco's c...
Keywords: history; politics; ecology; tours; bicycles; walking; fundraising; support; sustainers; 3% Solution
|Shaping SF 3 Percent Solution - Shaping San Francisco|
The 3% Solution Campaign, a summer sustainer drive to support Shaping San Francisco as a public utility providing essential history to the city of San Francisco: walking and bicycle tours, public Talks (both live and archived online at shapingsf.org), and our ever-expanding archive of local history at foundsf.org.
Keywords: history; Shaping San Francisco; FoundSF.org; sustainers; 3 percent solution; fundraising campaign
|Mongolia: The Legacy of Chinggis Khan - Asian Art Museum|
Refers to an exhibit on Mongolia at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.... "Eternal Blue Heaven"
Keywords: vhs; Asian Art; History
|Pierre Bonnard: In Search Of Pure Color|
"This program examines Bonnard's work through a close look at paintings gathered for a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou. There is also a fascinating glimpse of Bonnard during a seaside outing--a unique piece of documentary footage--the only existing record of the period just before his death in 1936" -- description from box.
Keywords: vhs; art history; impressionism
Downloads: 278 (1 review)
|The Great Wall Of China - Discovery Channel School|
"...Meet a photographer whose passion for the Great Wall has driven him to uncover thousands of forgotten miles of the barrier built by China's dynasties."
Keywords: vhs; Great Wall of China; Chinese history; European history
|Tyrants And Heroes: The Nineteenth-Century Czars|
"The Hermitage: A Russian Odyssey. Part 2 of 3." -- description from label.
Keywords: vhs; art museums; russian history; the hermitage; art history
|Catherine The Great: A Lust For Art|
"The Hermitage: A Russian Odyssey. Part 1 of 3." -- description from label.
Keywords: vhs; hermitage; art museums; russian history; art history
|History And Functions Of The Presidency|
Undated children's educational video distributed by the American Institute for Education.
Keywords: vhs; american history; political science
|Portrait Of Boston and The Freedom Trail - Dan Jones|
"Experience the excitement, history and romance of Old Boston in an original full color video tour."-- description from box.
Keywords: vhs; boston; tour; history; freedom trail
|The Invisible Soldiers: Unheard Voices|
"A powerful award winning documentary on the contributions of African Americans in World War II"-- description from box.
Keywords: vhs; african american history; world war II
|Machu Picchu Revealed - Mary Lee Nolan, Phd|
Documentary featuring the sacred site of Machu-Picchu
Keywords: vhs; Machu Picchu; history; Inca civilization
|Debating Our Destiny|
Jim Lehrer interviews Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Bob Dole, Ronald Reagan, John Anderson, Walter Mondale, Geraldine Ferraro, George Bush, Bill Clinton, and James Stockdale on the role of televised debates in American presidential elections.
Keywords: vhs; presidential debates; united states history
|Time Of Fear - PBS Home Video|
"....Time of Fear tells the story of the 16,000 men, women, and children who were sent to two relocation camps in southeast Arkansas - one of the poorest and racially segregated places in America...
Keywords: vhs; WWII; Japanese American history; interviews; Arkansas; relocation camps; racism
|Latino Influence On The United States - TMW Media Group|
"Uncover the countless ways in which Central and South American civilizations have influenced the U.S....from language to medicine, from food to manufacturing
Keywords: vhs; teen viewer; Central American culture; South American culture; ancient civilization; manifest destiny; Mexican war; farm union; grades 7-12; Latino history; Chicano history
|Not Your Usual " Black History" Special - Picture This America|
"An interesting and entertaining look at some "not so usual" people and events in history...interwoven with little known facts about African American history..."
Keywords: vhs; African American history; Joe Louis; early Black Filmakers; Todd Duncan:the First Porgy; slave quilts; civil war soldiers; Stone Mountain; Black History
|Biography Bob Marley - A&E Home Video|
"...Biography profiles the most important people of our century...Rare footage, new research, and exclusive interviews..."
Keywords: vhs; Bob Marley; music history; Harry Smith; Peter Graves; Jack Perkins
|American Cultures For Children Irish American Heritage - Schlessinger Media|
"...children are introduced to the land, history, and customs of Ireland along with the story of irish immigration to America..."
Keywords: vhs; juvenile; Irish American history; Gaelic vocabulary; traditional Irish dance; St Patrick's Day Parade; Legend of Knockmany; Celtic harp; Irish Folksong; Oro; Se Do